Michigan

State of State speeches provide governors with an opportunity to highlight recent policy successes as well as outline key plans and issue areas of focus for the coming year. These speeches are generally strong indicators of governors’ main priorities and sometimes also include specific proposal suggestions and funding recommendations for deliberation by legislatures. Currently, 31 […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    As 2015 comes to a close, Medicaid expansion activity in states has not slowed down. Currently, 30 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid, and six of these states have chosen to pursue waivers to implement alternative versions of expansion. As the new year approaches, a number of additional states are considering options […]

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  • Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve Multi-Payer Payment Reform
    Webinars

    During this webinar, we examined how an existing private medical home program in Michigan was leveraged to develop a statewide medical home initiative. Chris Koller provided an overview of common approaches states have taken to engage multiple payers in reform efforts. Speakers from both Michigan state and Michigan Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) discussed Michigan’s approach to utilizing partnerships and ongoing work of BCBS in the state to develop its patient-centered medical home initiative.

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    June 9, 2015 | Filed under: Michigan, Webinars
  • Michigan’s medical home activity began with a 2008-2010 Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) program sponsored by the Michigan Primary Care Consortium (MPCC), which combined learning sessions with coaching to implement components of PCMH and chronic illness care. MPCC has also created a patient-centered medical home toolkit. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) has also played a large role in spurring […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Michigan
  • In Michigan:   As of July 1, 2011, there were 1,818,312 beneficiaries enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program, 1,606,688 of whom were enrolled in some form of managed care. The state has 14 Medicaid-only MCOs that provide physical health and outpatient mental health services.  Additional behavioral health services are provided to 1,606,688 beneficiaries through 18 […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Michigan
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Michigan 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Michigan 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Michigan 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Michigan Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Michigan NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Michigan operates a combination CHIP program, […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Michigan
  • NASHP’s Accountable Care Activity map is a work in progress; state activity pages will be launched in waves throughout Fall 2012.   At this time, we have no information on accountable care activity that meets the following criteria: (1) Medicaid or CHIP agency participation (not necessarily leadership); (2) explicitly intended to advance accountable or integrated […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Michigan
  • Michigan forsees its finance model advancing in three stages. In the Startup & Pilot phase, State HIE Cooperative Agreement funds and State of Michigan matching funds will finance HIE. In the Production Stage (beginning in 2012), access and usage fees will be applied to participating payers and sub-state HIEs (additional membership, subscription, sponsorship, transaction, and […]

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    May 21, 2010 | Filed under: Michigan
  • Governance of HIE in Michigan will consist primarily of two entities: an HIT Commission (the HIE policy setting entity) that advises the Michigan Department of Community Health and the nonprofit Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Governance Board (the HIE operational entity). The HIT Commission is a multi-stakeholder body that was created by the state […]

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    May 21, 2010 | Filed under: Michigan
  • Michigan will be utilizing an existing advisory body (the Michigan HIT Commission), as well as a new non-profit entity (MiHIN Shared Services) to govern HIE in the state and build upon the existing capabilities of the existing Michigan Health Information Network (MiHIN).

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    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Michigan